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* WATTS HILLS *
Watts Mill, Aug. 19.?The weather
continues dry aad the growing crops
are suffering considerably In the
neighborhood of Watts Mill.
Mr. W. A. Riddle and others from
Watts mill went on a pleasure trip to
Johnson City, Tenn., thla week.
People are Btlll busy talking poli
tics. Wonder what subject will nrise
after election day to furnish the peo
pie something to talk about? Here's
hoping that a season of quiet may pre
vail. Oh, for a season of rest from
the long continued political warfare.
Mr. Hamp Sloan, who has been quite
ill with typhoid fever, Is again able
to be up and go about.
The mill shut down Wednesday
morning at a quarter after nine o'clock
for the campaign meeting in Laurens.
The majority of the Watts Mill popu
lation attended the speaking and so
far as is known the day was much
enjoyed by all.
Mr. Griffin, of Pclzer, Is visiting at
the home of his broUier, Mr. Walter
Grlflln, this week.
Mr. W. A. Hellams and family, of
Watts Mill, are visiting friends and
relatives In Spartanburg county this
Mr. J. A. Marler, Mr. .T. W. Prior
and others have organized a Sunday
school class known as the United
Mission Ilaraca and Phllnthca Class,
which meets In the scnool ahdltorlum
at Watts Mill every Sunday morning
at tea o'clock. Mr. J. W. Prior is
president, Mr. J. A. Marler., teacher.
Miss Cornelia Patton and Mis.c Mamie
Ilrownlee, secretaries, Mr. T. M. Sher
bert, treasurer. This class has been
in existence several weeks. On last
Thursday night the class called a
meeting and added to the work of the
class. A kind of benefit society In
which those who wish may pay a sninll
fee each month, and provided any
member Is taken, sick the class will
take care of them in their illness and
In case of death will pay twenty five
dollars on burial expense. To belong
to the class it is not compulsory that
members belong to the benelt society.
Only those who wish need belong to
the benefit branch of the class. The
class now has about thirty-five mem
bers. This is something new at Watts
mill and it Is sincerely hoped that
many will come cut next Sunday and
to'cll their names an the class book.
Mr. J. B. Wallace of Greenville, was
at Watts mill Saturday.
There was very good attendance at
nrnyer meeting Wednesday night.
Mr. Sam Hughes, of the Luureas
Mercantile company, is visiting In
Dr. R. H. Walker Is quite sick at
this writing. His many friends hope
to sec him out again soon.
Miss Temple Manly has been visit
friends at the Laurens cotton mill
during the past week.
Mr. John Marlin and family form
erly of the Laurens mill, have moved
to Watts mill.
Mr. Berry Elmore and Mr. J. R.
Weathers, of the EKom community
visited at Watts mill last week.
On last Sunday morning Rev. J.
M. Trogdon preacheC a good sermon
at Lucas avernue Baptist church
from the text "All things work to
gether for good to them that love God
to those who are the called according
to his purpose." Then again in the
afternoon at eight o'clock Uro. Trog
don preached another feeling sermon
frof the subject: "Eternal life." His
text was from John's gospel 3:16. Very
good attendance was present at both
morning and evening services.
Mr. L. M. Kennedy, Mr. M. C. God
frey. Mr. J. M. Babb, Mr. Willis, Mr.
Sam Spoon and others attended the
W. O. W. unveiling near Ora last
Rev. J. M. Trogdon and family vis
ited nt the home of Mr. C. H. Sims,
Mr. Kelly, from Augusta, Is visit
ing at the home of Mr. S. M. Collier
Mr. J. T. Tldwell and Mr. M. C. Tid
well visited In Spartanburg Sunday.
Mr. Wm. Shoc"kley from the coun
try, visited at the home of his fath
er, Mr. Shockley of Watts mill, Sun
CROSS HILL NEWS %
CroBB Hill. Aug. 19.?Miss Maud
Wells 1b with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. L, Wt-lls.
Miss Agness Leaman has returned
from a nice long visit to relatives at
Rock Mart, Georgia.
Painters are -putting the finishing
touches on Mr. J. E. Leaman splendid
Rev. James "Bradley of Jackson. Ga.,
came last Tuesday to join his family
here for a visit. He preached for
Mr. Ratchforfl at the Presbyterian
church Sunday, and will preach again |
Miss Bettie Hill left for her home
last Wednesday after a pleasant
visit to relatives here.
Mr. P. S. Pinson and daughter, Sara
spent last Wednesday and Thursday
Mr. R. A. Austin went to Baltimore
last week to buy gt>ods. He stopped
over in Washington several hous Fri
day on his return trip. He had a
pleasant chat with Senator Tillman in
his committee room at the capital. He
? found the senator very much interest
j ed In state politics. Mrs. Tillman was
Mr. Quince Smith is getting milk
and butter from a nelfer just 14
months old. It Is a prodigy in that
Miss Irene McCain of Due West
stopped over to dinner with Mr. and
Mrs. R. A. Austin last Saturday on her
I way home from New York.
The Misses Pool, two charming
; young ladles of Anderson, visited
' their grandmother, Mrs. W. B. Fuller
' last Friday and Saturday.
Prof. H. Z. Nabers and family of j
. Columbia were Cross Hill visitors last i
Blbridge and Lee McSwain, 14 and j
12 years old sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. I
A. McSwain of Newberry, are visit
ing their grandmother, Mrs. Janie
' McSwain. They made the trip on bi
' cycles by way of Chappels, spending
the night with relatives there. The
' distance from Newberry to Cross Hill
Is about 30 miles.
Mr. Tom Shaw and family of Cold
Point were here a short while last
Thursday. Mrs. Shaw was driving their j
Misses Caro and Janie Griffin are
with their grandmother, Mrs. Janie
Mrs. C. L. McDonald of Atlanta is
with her parents Mr. and Mrs. S. L.
Miss Mllma Barney ha.? imirned
I from an extended visit to relatives In
Mr. J. D. Black has teturned from
the hospital ar.J his friends are glad
to tee him abie to be on the street
Mr. Gene Crisp of Atlanta is visit
ing his people here.
"I was cured o' diarrhoea by one
dose of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy," writes M. E.
Gebhardt, Oriole, Pa. There Is noth
ing better. For sale by all dealers.
? SULPHUR SPRINGS. ?
Sulphur Springs, Aug. 19.?The con
tinued dry spell has injured both corn
and cotton to a great extent in this
community, although we had light
showers last Thursday and Friday in
Children's Day was observed at Mt.
Pleasant church last Saturday and
was attended by a very large crowd.
The exercises were very interesting
and both the children and those who
trained them are to be congratulated
on their succcsb. In the afternoon So
licitor R. A. Cooper made a memorial
address which was very interesting,
after which the children marched to
the cemetery and placed flowers on
each grave of the Confederate dead,
who are buried there.
Miss Minnie Teague is in Columbia,
the guest of her sister. Mrs. Willie Da
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Smith and little
Mary Belle were the week end guests
of J. W. Saxon and family last week.
Mr. John Benjamin, of Greenwood,
visited his cousin Mr. and Mrs. G. O.
Teague last Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Y. Hellams of Barks
dale were the visitors of Mrs. G. W.
L?. Teague last Sunday Mrs. Hellams
and little ones* remained over this
Little Robert Teague, son of Mr. E.
W. Teague is quite sick at this writ
ing but we hope for the little fellow a
Mrs. J. K. McPherson, accompanied
j by her mother, Mrs. E. L. Saxon, vls
J ited Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Buzhardt of
Brewertoa last Sunday and Monday.
Mr. aud Mrs. G. O. Teague visited
the latter's parents near Beaverdam
last Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Mary Smith gave quite a num
ber of her young friends a lawn par
ty last Friday night.
Mrs. Preston Smith has been quite
sick for the past few days.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Smith and Mas
ter Benjamin and Wm. Henry of Ab
beville, were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Saxon last week.
Mr. Rosemond Buzhardt was the
week-end guest of his cousins, Wil
liam and Robert McPherson, and Joe
Saxon and Benet Hawkins.
Mrs. G. W. L. Teague visited her
daughter Mrs. G. Y. Hellams of Barks
dale last Wednesday night.
DICEY LANGSTON COMEDY C.
To GItc Delightful Little Play, En?
tier "Brother Joslar" at an Early
Madden, Aug. 20.?The preparations
are being rounded out for the perform
ance of the Dlcoy Langston Comedy
company, which will give "Brother
Josiar" for the benefit of the "Bench
Fund". The play will be given at the
home of Mrs. M. T. Allison at an early
date. The exact date will be announc
ed next week.
Penstooke, (Confidential man of Wel
lington Armstrong), John L. Flnley.
Wellington Armstrong, wealthy brok
er, John Thompson.
Mrs. Wellington Armstrong, Mrs. J. A.
GladyB Armstrong, the daughter of the
house, Miss Juanita Martin.
Mm. LeBlanc, broker and friend of the
Armstrongs, Yates Brown.
Edith LeBlanc. daughter, Miss Kate
James, the butler, Ben Martin.
Mr. Josiar Armstrong, a very rich old
farmer, Prof. B. Y. Culbertson.
Mrs. Josiar Armstrong, Mis?s Carrie
Benjamin Butler Armstrong, son* of
Josiar and Jemima, Miller Brown.
Harry Nemcombe, a rising young au
thor and accepted suitor of Gladys,
There's a good hearty laugh for all
who arc so fortunate as to hear.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Goldfinch, of
Con way, have been on a visit to rela
tives here the past week. Mrs. Gold
finch Is pleasantly remembered as Miss
Mrs. T. S. Langston and daughter,
Miss Susie are contemplating a pleas
ant visit, when on Thursday they will |
be the guests of Mrs. Evie Power of
Owings, where they will also be joined
by Dr. W. J. Langston and bride. Af
ter a short visit to his sister, Mrs.
Power, Dr. Langston will return to his
pastorate at Conway.
Miss Maggie L. Martin of Laurens
returned to her home Monday, after a
pleasant visit to her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Finley.
Miss Ethel Bryson, the popular
nurse at the County Hospital return
ed to her duties there, after a much
needed rest of two <veeks spent with
her homefolks here.
After a pleasant visit of several
weeks with her sister, Mrs. Robt. Tim
merman of Augusta. Miss Tennie Mad
den returned home Thursday after
noon. She intends later to return to
Augusta to accept % position there
Several of the young people attended
the Children's Day at Mt. Pleasant,
Saturday. They report a nice time.
Exercises were good and the children,
though new to the business, showed
careful training. We hope the mana
gers encouraged by their first success,
will repeat the day.
Mrs. J. A. Wofford who hasn't been
in as good health as her friends would
like for the past month, is improving
and will, we trust, be able to take her
part in the play gotten up here and
whicn those interested hope to be able
to give in a very short time. The date
will be given in next week's letter.
Mrs. Luther Flnley is quite sick at
this writing. Dr. Fennell, of Wnterloo
has been called to see her.
Prof. Hall Reaigns.
Clinton, Aug. 20.?The trustees of
the graded school have received .with
much regret the resignation of Super,
intendent E. H. Hall. Mr. Hall's fa
ther died suddenly last week leaving
his responsible business to Mr. Hall.
A Postal will bring Trial Treatment
and a History of Famous People.
MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets surely do
end all indigestion and stomach mis
ery and to prove it we will send a tri
al treatment, an interesting booklet,
and tell you exactly how to banish all
stomach trouble and put your stomach
In fine shape or not a cent to pay.
Just say on a postal or in a letter
"Send me free trial treatment of MI
O-NA" and you will never be sorry?
address Booth's Mi-o-na, Buffalo, N. Y.
Dentil of an Infaat.
Zacharius, the two-year old infant
of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Balentine, died
at their home near Ware Shoals Mon
day night? August 5th. Zacharius was
the favorite of his playmates and will
j be sadly missed. The parents have
I the deepest sympathy of their many
The Trials of a Traveler.
"I am a traveling salesman." writes
E. E. Coungs. E. Berkshire, Vt., "and
was often troubled with constipation
and indigestion till I began to use Dr.
King's New Life Pills, which I have
found an excellent remedy." For all
stomach, liver or kidney troubles they
are unequaled. Only 25 cents at Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Last Week of the Clean Sweep Sale!
BIG WEEK ALL THIS WEEK!
Saturday will be the Last Day
Will be the BIG DAY ALL DAY.
Sale Closes Saturday Night at 11 o'clock. Our Lower Prices
are Rolling the Goods out of Red Iron Racket Like Water
Rolling to the Lower Level.
When Burns SaysLetHer Rpll-SheGoes
The People are coming from all parts of Laurens County and adjoining counties and they are buying the goods.
Saturday Night 11 o'clock Sale Closes. Goods Going?Going?Gone! Now is your time to buy. Our Loss, Your Gain.
Buy Goods Now and Save Money. Your Last Chance
AT THE CLEAN SWEEP SALE
J. C. Burns & Co.
Cut Price Stores
RED IRON RACKET
This is one of the greatest Sales that has ever been
in this section. It will pay you to come many
miles to this Great "Clean Sweep Sale."
J. C. Burns & Co.
210 West Laufens St.